[CentOS] repeat command

Fri May 3 18:23:38 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:45 PM, John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 01:36:36AM +0200, Markus Falb wrote:
>>> this works but at least with bash you can do it with brace expansion
>>> for x in {1..10}; do … ; done
>>> it's a bashism but maybe more portable, e.g. OS-X has no seq
>>> no fork (for the seq) is necessary as well
>> True.  Thing I like about seq is that it also takes an optional
>> increment value which can be very handy at times.
> Is it _really_ that hard to type the explicit loop with test ([) and
> expr?   These were builtins even in bourne shell eons ago.

It is not hard. I *tested* what I posted yesterday, and copied and pasted
it into my email.